La Ciccia Releases Their Own Olive Oil; Chef Shuffle at Walnut Creek’s Va de Vi


Noe Valley: La Ciccia is selling their own olive oil. [LaCicciaSF/Twitter]
Mission: Beloved Bar Tartine manager and host Vinny Ng is leaving the restaurant in mid-January. This is very sad, but we wish him well on his well deserved time off. [Tablehopper]
Walnut Creek: Va de Vi chef Shane McAnelly is taking his leave after two years, and the restaurant is still seeking a replacement. [Scoop]
Albany: Under new owners, the Ivy Room (860 San Pablo Avenue) is transitioning back from a dance club to a neighborhood bar. [Tribune]
Santa Rosa: Flipside Steakhouse is coming to the former Rita’s/Doc Holliday’s space in Santa Rosa, and also from North Bay restaurateur Nino Rabbaa there will be a bigger Flipside Brewhouse in Rohnert Park. [BiteClub]